SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 17, No. 2, May 2012
In this issue of Perspectives, we focus on non-Alzheimer’s dementia, including articles about caregiver needs related to patients with primary progressive aphasia (PPA), clinical assessment of a patient with logopenic variant of PPA, cognitive intervention with residents with Parkinson’s disease, and the challenges of meeting the needs of those aging with autism.
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- discuss the symptoms, cause, treatment potential, and supportive services for individuals diagnosed with PPA
- discuss a clinical assessment of and recommendations (cognitive and language functions) for a patient with logopenic variant of PPA
- discuss a cognitive intervention with residents with Parkinson’s disease
- identify issues and potential needs pertinent to aging and autism
Instructor Disclosure: Not available. The content for this program was developed and published prior to the ASHA Continuing Education Board requiring instructional personnel to provide financial and nonfinancial disclosure statements.